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So…What’s So Good about Charedim?

3 Adar II 5774 – March 5, 2014
Just because I have a Hashkafa that differs from them, that does not mean I do not respect them.

Rhetoric that Makes their Views Difficult to Respect

2 Adar II 5774 – March 3, 2014
I could not believe what I was reading. It made me angry!

How Low Can MK Gafni Sink?!

1 Adar II 5774 – March 2, 2014
He is willing to destroy other Torah institutions – NOT to save his own – but as an act of revenge?!

‘What If I Don’t Want to be Gay?’

27 Adar I 5774 – February 27, 2014
For the record, all those who try and interpret this act out of its Issur-prohibition are mindboggelingly foolish, in my view.

The End of the Charedi World as We Know it?

24 Adar I 5774 – February 24, 2014
One would think that finally, at long last, a long standing inequity will be eliminated.

Orthodoxy and Physical Contact between the Sexes

20 Adar I 5774 – February 20, 2014
Halacha forbids physical contact between the sexes.

Walking a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes

18 Adar I 5774 – February 18, 2014
Of course the young men in Yeshivos get the same kind of Mussar, but they hardly have any time to act on it.

Will Modern Orthodoxy Survive?

17 Adar I 5774 – February 16, 2014
Yes, Modern Orthodoxy is losing some of its youth to secularism.

Shas HaShmad or Kiddush HaShem?

14 Adar I 5774 – February 13, 2014
How well do Charedim do in the army? How well do they adjust?

You Must Know What You Don’t Know

13 Adar I 5774 – February 12, 2014
There was a time when Gedolei Torah knew what they knew and knew what they didn’t know.

Jonathan Rosenblum on Abuse

11 Adar I 5774 – February 11, 2014
Prosecution of predators is a crucial component in the therapeutic treatment of their victims.

Charedi Suicide Squads

9 Adar I 5774 – February 9, 2014
I understand their angst. These are funds they have relied upon for decades in order to subsist.

Limmud – Yes or No?

7 Adar I 5774 – February 7, 2014
Is it worth taking the chance that ‘some of our own’ may leave the fold in order to gain those who may come into the fold?

Dissenting View from Haredi Insider

5 Adar I 5774 – February 5, 2014
"I experienced first-hand many of the disastrous results of Yeshivish social-engineering."

Yet another Call for Divisiveness

4 Adar I 5774 – February 4, 2014
I do not believe their feminist innovations will ever catch on with the mainstream.

Should Unity Include Extremists?

3 Adar I 5774 – February 3, 2014
I don’t know who is responsible for the continuing attack against the IDF in Israel, but it's not my kind of Judaism.

What Is It Really Like for a Baal Teshuva?

28 Shevat 5774 – January 29, 2014
There is probably a lot going on in the mind of a Baal Teshuva that is left unsaid - but ought to be.

Understanding their Pain

26 Shevat 5774 – January 26, 2014
The reaction of Cardinal George was almost identical to the response of Orthodox Jewish institutional leaders.

Hashkafa Differences and Jewish Survival

22 Shevat 5774 – January 22, 2014
No one has a monopoly on the truth.

Insularity or Engagement?

20 Shevat 5774 – January 21, 2014
Many of my critics ask me why I don’t focus on the problems in the Modern Orthodox community.

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